Tile trends 2023: designers pick top looks for the year ahead

When it comes to bathroom renovations and interior design, the choice of tiles plays a pivotal role in defining the overall aesthetics and ambiance of the space.

Our designers at Macs Bathrooms have selected their 3 top Trending Tiles for 2023 to date and why we feel these tiles will be a lasting feature in your home:

Sage Green Tiles

The Refreshing and Tranquil Choice of Sage Green has made a big entrance to customers’ homes this year perfect for Bathrooms and Kitchens:

As a color associated with growth and renewal, Sage Green pattern tiles and subway tiles can transform any bathroom or kitchen into a refreshing oasis.


  • Calming Ambiance: Sage Green tiles promote a calming ambiance, making them an ideal choice for creating a spa-like atmosphere in your bathroom.
  • Versatile: Whether you opt for patterned tiles or classic subway tiles, Sage Green complements various design styles, from contemporary to bohemian and everything in between.
  • Expands Space: Lighter shades of Sage Green can visually expand the space, making it perfect for  Bathrooms
  • Easy to Pair: Sage Green pairs beautifully with other earthy tones, neutrals, and even bold accents, offering endless design possibilities which makes them a perfect choice for Kitchens. Allowing you to add a splash of soft colour to your home interiors. 


Concrete Polish or Matte Tiles: Embrace Industrial Chic

For those who appreciate a touch of urban elegance and industrial chic, Concrete polish or matte tiles are the perfect choice. Inspired by modern urban architecture, these tiles infuse your home with a sophisticated and contemporary vibe.


  • Sleek Aesthetics: Concrete tiles add a sleek and modern feel to your home, enhancing its overall aesthetic appeal.
  • Durable and Low Maintenance: Concrete tiles are highly durable, ensuring that your floors remains stunning for years to come, with minimal maintenance required.
  • Versatility: These tiles blend seamlessly with various styles, including industrial, minimalist, and Scandinavian, making them a versatile option for any design preference.
  • Cool Tone: The cool grey tone of concrete tiles can help create a soothing atmosphere, especially when paired with warmer accents.

AVAILABLE IN A RANGE OF FINISHES AND SHADES: Customer photos of Concrete Tiles and Stone effect tiles as a feature shower wall are also available from Macs Bathrooms and Tiles. 

Carrara Marble in Polish and Matte: Timeless Elegance

No list of trending tiles would be complete without the timeless beauty of Carrara Marble effect tiles. This classic marble-style tile comes in both polish and matte finishes, providing a touch of luxury and sophistication to your bathroom or Kitchen. They are easy and popular to use across the entire home, with many customers choosing them to complete their entire downstair floors. Ideal for walls and floors, the design possibilities are endless making them our TOP PICK!


  • Eternal Charm: Carrara Marble has been a symbol of luxury and elegance for centuries, making your bathroom a refined and timeless space.
  • Light Reflection: The polished finish of Carrara Marble reflects light, brightening up your home and making it appear more spacious.
  • Unique Veining: Each Carrara Marble tile is unique, boasting exquisite veining patterns that add character and allure to your bathroom.
  • Easy to Clean: With proper sealing, Carrara Marble is easy to clean and maintain, ensuring its beauty stands the test of time.

A wide choice of Carrara Marble effect tiles can be found in our showroom in a range of colors. Available with delivery and fitting across Ireland.


Open 6 days a week, with fitting available across Ireland.

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